‘Gobsmacked’. Adjective. To describe one who is taken unawares or to be astonished. The feeling you will experience when standing in the archway overlooking the inspiring Taj Mahal in India.
‘Bitch Slapped’. Adverb. To disrespectfully slap someone in the face with an open hand. The sensation you’ll feel after you tussle through the insane throngs of people who visit the Taj Mahal every day.
‘Repetitive Strain Injury’. Noun. A condition in which the prolonged performance of repetitive actions causes pain. The injury you will receive to your finger from clicking hundreds of photos on your camera whilst aiming to get that perfect photo.
‘Love’. Noun. An emotion of strong affection and attachment. The reason the Taj Mahal was built.
‘Adjective’. Noun. A word or phrase naming an attribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to describe it. The words you will use to describe the Wonder, which none of them, not even the f-word or any OMG’s, will be enough to describe its dominance and intense beauty.
‘Delhi Belly’. Noun/Adjective. Ones ailment of diarrhea with frequent discharge of watery faeces from the intestines. The reason you’ll leave the Taj Mahal earlier then you intended. Can sometimes also be related to Repetitive Strain Injury.
‘The Taj Mahal’. Noun. Wonder of the World. The most incredible destination that you may ever visit in your life!
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